The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has released the sum of N1 million for the family of a deceased officer, Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps Agency (So-Safe Corps), Kehinde Aigbe, who died recently, after being shot by an armed robber while on duty.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affiars, Mr. Kunle Osota, presented the cheque at the Obas’ Complex, Abeokuta to the deceased next-of-kin, Major Kingsley Aigbe, in the presence of his wife, two children and other members of the family.
Represented by the Director of the Local Government Affairs, Olusola Osasona, Osota recalled that government had earlier spent over five hundred thousand during the period he was hospitalised after the attack on June 2, 2019 along Olorunsogo, Oke-Lantoro, Abeokuta, appealing to the family to ensure that the money was well utilized.
He said the government approved the token to support the immediate family of the deceased for upkeep of the wife and the three children he left behind.
In his remarks, the Commander of the Corps, Soji Ganzallo lauded the efforts of government and the Ministry, during and after the incident, promising that the Corps would not relent in its service to combat insecurity in the State.
In his response, Major Aigbe appreciated Governor Abiodun and commander of the Corps for the financial support and standing by the family during the trying period.